Biodiesel Production

BUSINESS TYPE  Biodiesel

STAGE OF BUSINESS  Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Energy

  • Fuel and Oil

  • Biodiesel

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists

LOAN AMOUNT US$2.5 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is a new start-up company that produces Biodiesel and Petroleum Fuels from recycled material through innovation and through the pursuit of new knowledge and re-evaluation of existing knowledge. High Grade Pyrolysis Oil and Pyrolysis Diesel (Pyrolysis Plant) will be produced and sold. The by-products of Gas, Carbon Black and Scrap Metal will provide an additional revenue stream to the company. The company will be located in Mpumalanga. With a production time of 24 hours a day (3 shifts of 8 hours each), a total of 60 job opportunities will be created, with an expected 200 job opportunities indirectly and directly created by the 6th year of operation.

Cable Supply

BUSINESS TYPE Engineering

STAGE OF BUSINESS Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Mining
  • Energy
  • Rail Transportation

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application

LOAN AMOUNT  R15 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is a newly established entity that will operate within the Cable Manufacturing Industry. The shareholders and management team have extensive experience operating in this industry and it is this combined experience, combined with a proven market opportunity that will see the company establish itself as a leading majority black-owned enterprise. The company will be engaged in supplying specialised cables to its target market segments. These specialised products will include Instrumentation and Control Cables, Mining Cables, Railway Cables and Cables to companies such as Eskom and Transnet. At the time of compiling this business plan, the company has already secured a distribution agreement, which will see it produce and supply up to 70% of its total production capacity to this client. The distribution agent (client) has its own sales team and has established clients as well as substantial experience in and knowledge of the Cables Manufacturing Industry.

Electrical Engineering

BUSINESS TYPE Engineering

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Electrical Engineering

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT  R12 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company was established in 2012 and operates within the Electrical Engineering Industry. The company provides turnkey engineering solutions to the industry. Engineers in especially the Electrical Power, Energy and Utility Industries are faced with the challenge of managing aged infrastructure, paired with this is strong pressure, from management, to minimise operating costs. This has resulted in strong emphasis by companies on effective asset management and preventative maintenance. One of the components of asset management is maintenance. There are different maintenance strategies, but experience has revealed that condition based maintenance is an optimal strategy. Condition based maintenance requires thorough knowledge of the current condition of the asset, so as to be able to take maintenance decisions.

Gearbox Manufacturing And Refurbishment

BUSINESS TYPE Manufacturing

STAGE OF BUSINESS Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Automotive
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Grant Application
  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists

LOAN AMOUNT US$15.7 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The need for a well formulated value chain proposition in the manufacturing and refurbishment of gearboxes for the mining industry will be addressed by this company. As a newly established company, the entity seeks to transfer the available knowledge and technical know-how to the next generation of technicians in a bespoke Training Manufacturing facility, with specific focus on the manufacturing and refurbishment of gearboxes to the mining and related industries. The current supply of these specialised gearboxes is managed by foreign manufacturers selling to the local market. The establishment of this company will ensure the cost effective, locally produced gearboxes and related equipment to the local mining industry, thereby reducing high import cost (value proposition 1), creating local jobs (value proposition 2), training and retaining local talent (value proposition 3) and promoting local manufacturing of exceptional quality ‘Proudly South African’ specialised gearboxes (value proposition 4). Future endeavours will see the company expand into the rest of Southern Africa as well as implement an Export Strategy to take advantage of foreign markets.

Marine Product Distribution

BUSINESS TYPE Marine Product Distribution

STAGE OF BUSINESS Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Marine
  • Luxury Goods
  • Wholesale

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application

LOAN AMOUNT  R8 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

This business will be a distribution-focused company, delivering the best possible service and products to its boat dealers in South Africa. Further revenue will be derived from creating new business in the Leisure Market, namely outdoor, diving and fishing. The company is looking at importing good quality products to sell to the 280 boating dealers across South Africa. Future plans will see the company expand into an e-commerce platform to supplement its revenue and also to provide a solid foundation to penetrate the Sub-Saharan Africa market.

Rail Transportation

BUSINESS TYPE  Manufacturing

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Rail Transportation
  • Manufacturing

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R10 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is aestablished Rail Management Consulting Company, started in 2012. The company has since evolved and is now growing into the fields of rail engineering and manufacturing.

Building Material Production

BUSINESS TYPE  Manufacturing

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Building Material Production

  • Construction

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Africa And China

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists
  • Grant Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT US$50 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is an existing manufacturer of bespoke building material. Having successfully secured R200 million during the seed funding stage, the company is now looking at expanding its operations and creating more than 1,400 jobs to residents of the nearby communities

Cosmetics Manufacturing

BUSINESS TYPE Cosmetics

STAGE OF BUSINESS Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Personal Care
  • Beauty

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists

LOAN AMOUNT R1 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is a newly established business for the purpose of investing in various sectors of interest. In the immediate term, the company will be focusing on the cosmetics industry.. It will be involved in the manufacturing and selling of cosmetics to international markets. From the onset, the company’s approach is to strategically position itself by identifying relevant but overlooked consumer cosmetics needs. The company therefore takes advantage of and effectively satisfies existing market gaps by coming up with products that satisfy consumer needs that are not yet attended to in international markets. We also wish to create jobs for previously disadvantaged individuals as we distribute and sell our products, and more employment creation as our business grows.

Healthy Meal Service

BUSINESS TYPE e-Commerce

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Food Services
  • Catering
  • e-Commerce

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R2 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

A healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean hours of training at the gym and eating only salads. It isn’t just about what you take out, but what you put in. A true and healthy lifestyle isn’t about wasting hours in the kitchen. It’s about making easy-to-manage healthy choices in your day-to-day lifestyle. It’s about living a life to help you enjoy more aspects of your life, physical, mental and social well-being. Through our meals, we strive to deliver not just on quality but also on quantity. Our meals are prepared daily, with only the best and freshest ingredients. None of our meals are fried and therefore our dishes are only grilled, baked or steamed. Our quality is in the way we prepare our meals. Using only the best and healthiest oils loaded with antioxidants. The company’s primary target is working professionals, dual-income families, and health-oriented individuals that requires a bespoke meal solution that saves both time and is affordable.

Fashion

BUSINESS TYPE e-Commerce

STAGE OF BUSINESS Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Retail
  • Fashion
  • e-Commerce

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application

LOAN AMOUNT R7 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company offerbest fashion, luxury and lifestyle products sourced from across Africa. Sourcing products that are made and designed by Africans across the continent and beyond will be provided under one virtual roof.

General Online Retail

BUSINESS TYPE e-Commerce

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Retail
  • Fashion
  • e-Commerce

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R1.5 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company was established in 2014 with the vision of becoming the best and most preferred swimwear online store offering the latest bikini trends at affordable prices. The company is now set to embark on its Expansion Strategy, which will see the company opening its first Retail Store in the North of Johannesburg.

Mobile Service Provider

BUSINESS TYPE Mobile Service Provider

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Telecommunications

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT  R5 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is an existing Vodacom Dealer Franchise currently operating seven retail outlets across three regions. In 2002, the company opened its first store in Nelspruit. Over the past 12 years of operation, the company has successfully expanded to seven stores which currently employ 50 employees in total. The company now seeks to expand its operations by another five stores to be located in the Western Cape, Gauteng and Free State.